Hi everyone! It's time for the . . . History 308 midterm. (Yes, please hold the applause, I know you're very excited.)
The test divides into two parts. You have to do 8 IDs. 10 will appear on the test, of which 9 are in the list below.
|Toussaint L'Ouverture||Wilmot Proviso||Buenaventura Baez|
|Collamer Amendment||Clayton-Bulwer Treaty||Frenlinguysen-Zavala Treaty|
|F. Heintze||Roosevelt Corollary||Lodge Corollary|
|Bidlack's Treaty||Miskito Coast||Robert Dawson|
|Teller amendment||Platt amendment||Water Witch affair|
|War of the Pacific||Garibaldi||Pan American Union|
|Elihu Root||Ostend Manifesto||Venezuelan crises|
|William Walker||James Blaine||Henry Clay|
|Panama Congress||Treaty of Utrecht||asiento|
|Benito Juarez||Henry Lane Wilson||Dollar Diplomacy|
|Olney Manifesto||A.T. Mahan||Josiah Strong|
|Narciso Lopez||John Hale||Africanization of Cuba scare|
|dual colonialism||progressive consensus||anti-expansionist consensus|
Then, you will have to write one essay, choosing from the following two CLEVERLY phrased essays.
1.) Revisionist historians have charged that the US acted as a hegemon in the hemisphere, creating a de facto empire over the region. To what extent did the US dictate the international relations of the Caribbean Basin? Discuss, making reference to three of the following decades: 1840s, 1850s, 1890s, 1900s.
2.) "The international climate of the US and Latin American revolutions provided the guiding framework for inter-American relations throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries." Do you agree? Compare and contrast the international environment of the period from 1776 through 1826 with one of the following eras: 1848-1860; 1866-1890; 1890-1910.
And, if the webmaster is so inclined, there just may be some extra credit questions on the midterm.